Laboratory and Specimen Processing

The Center for Clinical Investigation provides phlebotomy services, automated BP/HR/O2 Sat/RR/ECG, specimen collection, specimen processing, simple processing facilities, short term specimen storage and shipping.

Ancillary support is available with preferred rates with LabCorp, BRAC Labs, or BWH Stat Labs.

Specimen Simple-Processing Laboratory Locations:

Ambulatory Clinical Research Center (ACC)

221 Longwood Avenue
Weekdays, 7:30am to 4:00pm
Phone: 617-732-6420
LabCorp Pickup: Mon - Fri, 3:30 - 4:00pm

Clinical Trials Center (CTC)

Main Hospital, A4
Weekdays, 7:00am to 6:00pm
Phone: 617-732-8100
LabCorp Pickup: Mon - Fri, 4:00pm

Tower 9A/B

Main Hospital Tower
Weekdays and Weekends, 24 hours
Phone: 617-732-7788
LabCorp Pickup:
Mon - Fri, 3:30 - 4:00pm
Mon - Fri, 6:00pm (as needed)
Weekends, Per Request

Laboratory Ancillary Resources

LabCorp (Routine Labs)

  • LabCorp picks up samples daily and results will be returned within 24 hours
  • Contract offers lower prices to investigators
  • Please contact our Resource Facilitators for applicable costs

Brigham Research Assay Core (Routine Labs)

  • Conveniently located at 221 Longwood Avenue

BWH Clinical Lab Processing (STAT labs)

  • For lab results needed in less than 24 hours

Laboratory Results

LabCorp results can be accessed through a software system called Beacon. For detailed instructions on how to do so click here.

Please contact our local Account Administrator for additional help.

BWH Clinical Labs results are available in Epic.

BRAC results can be looked up using an application called FROST - Freezerworks RemOte Search Tool. For detailed instructions on how to do so, click here.

For more information regarding Laboratory and Specimen Processing resources, please contact:

Bharti Thakkar, CASCP, MBA
Laboratory Manager, HCCL

Phone: 617-732-5389
Email: bthakkar@bwh.harvard.edu